Dow Rises Sharply as Tech Rebounds

Apple and Intel are the two top Dow stocks at midday

May 21, 2019 at 12:04 PM
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U.S. stocks are pushing higher today thanks to the more lenient stance taken against Huawei by the Trump administration. The Dow is trading well into triple-digit territory, and gains from the tech and healthcare sectors are helping the S&P 500 Index (SPX) and Nasdaq Composite (IXIC) rise, as well. On the data front, traders were greeted with another drop in existing U.S. home sales for April.

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Weed stock Cronos Group Inc (NASDAQ:CRON) is seeing unusual options activity, with speculators likely targeting a strong finish to the week. Specifically, more than 2,600 contracts have crossed at the weekly 5/24 17-strike call -- roughly double the next closest contract -- and most have traded at the ask price, hinting at buy-to-open activity. CRON shares were last seen up 6% at $15.64, trying to break north from a recent consolidation pattern just atop their 200-day moving average.

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One of the best stocks today is gene targeting specialist Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ARWR), up 18.3% at $22.41 on news the security will be joining the small cap S&P 600 Index (SPCY). ARWR earlier hit a five-year high of $22.74, and is up 80% in 2019.

Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) is one of the worst performing stocks today after the company's earnings release. The shares hit an annual low of $54.15 earlier, and were last seen down 10.9% at $56.07. They were trading near $76 less than a month ago.


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